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“Pace” Pace Shipping Co Ltd (Malta) -v- Churchgate Nigeria Ltd (Nigeria)

31st Jul 2009

[2010] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 183 (Teare J)

Simon Picken QC and Jessica Sutherland successfully defended applications made by the Claimant (David Bailey QC) pursuant to sections 68, 69 and 70 of the Arbitration Act 1996. The appeal concerned the construction of section 2(2)(a) of the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act 1992 (CoGSA 92). The case is one of the few authorities on the interpretation of this section.

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